[ August 17, 2021 to October 25, 2021. ]
Free Pump Track #rideburnside
The City of Burnside has an ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which is available to use for free at various locations throughout the council area.
The pump track initially arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre in February 2020 as part of a 12 month trial across four locations in the […]
[ August 17, 2021 to October 25, 2021. ]
[ July 2, 2021; ]
Get Stoked! Balaklava
After having a great time in March, Lighthouse Youth Projects are packing the trailer and heading back up to take over the Balaklava Skate Park.
There will be BMX demos, music, a free BBQ and donuts. Go along and learn some new skills and even make some great new mates. There will be a limited […]
[ June 12, 2021 to June 13, 2021. ]
Melrose Fat Tyre Festival
Bike Melrose invites you to Melrose for two days of mountain biking, food, music and family-friendly fun.
By supporting this iconic South Australian cycling event, the Fat Tyre Festival is able to exist. The Melrose trail network is built and maintained by passionate people, largely by hand. Registration fees go to help Bike […]
[ April 11, 2021; ]
Murraylands Cycle Speedway Come & Try Free Race Day
Cycle Speedway also known as ‘Skid Kids’ involves racing around a Dolomite track for 2-4 laps against 3-6 other riders.
Murraylands Cycle Speedway is a not for profit community sporting club. Cycle Speedway is an inclusive international sport – suitable for boys and girls, men and women.
This will […]
[ April 22, 2021; ]
Get Stoked BMX Riding Demos & Bikes to Come and Try
During this school holidays, the Lighthouse Youth Projects crew will be bringing their Get Stoked bike party to Suffolk Rd Reserve on Thursday 22 April.
Enjoy a day of BMX demos, music and fun times. Get your mates together, session the trails and maybe even learn […]
Head to the Hills for some mountain biking fun at Aston Hills trail park in Mount Barker.
by Katrina Gogel
Aston Hills trail park opened in 2019 and is an exciting collaboration between the Mount Barker District Council, Lanser and TrailScapes. The mountain bike park was designed to respect and fit its environment and provides users with […]
[ March 28, 2021; ]
Enjoy, Explore, Preserve at Myponga Reservoir
Myponga Reservoir on-water access for kayaking available from 28 March 2021.
In April 2019, Myponga Reservoir Reserve became ours to enjoy with access for land-based recreational activities, which was then extended with an extra 3km of new trails. Shoreline fishing is also available with a permit, plus the fishing zone was then […]
Sam Willoughby International BMX Facility
Work is about to begin on the new $6.05 million Sam Willoughby International BMX Track to be constructed at the new Glenthorne National Park, Ityamaiitpinna Yarta, O’Halloran Hill.
A joint venture between the City of Onkaparinga and the City of Marion, with State and Australian Governments, the new facility will be South Australia’s […]
A country bike ride along the Amy Gillett Bikeway
The Amy Gillett bikeway is a specially built bike trail which runs from Oakbank, through Woodside and Charleston to Mount Torrens in the Adelaide Hills.
The bikeway was built to honour the memory of Amy Gillett, a member of the Australian women’s cycling team who was tragically killed […]
Skate Parks Rejuvenation
Repairs and rejuvenation of the Elizabeth and Munno Para Skate Parks has been planned for expected completion in 2021.
Originally expected to be completed by March 2021, the contractor has been unavoidably detained so the rejuvenation works have been delayed. Stay tuned on the City of Playford Facebook for updates regarding the new commencement date.
The contractors […]
Point Turton Nature Playspace and Bike Track
The Point Turton Nature Playspace and Bike Track on the Yorke Peninsula was upgraded and re-opened in 2019. It’s a great regional playground in this small seaside town, just up the road from the Point Turton Caravan Park, with the beach right in front.
The wonderful nature inspired playspace has […]
The third stage of the Sturt River Linear Park Master Plan has recently been completed in Coromandel Valley, inspired by the area’s rich history and natural environment.
The master plan was developed in 2005 by the former Adelaide and Mount Lofty Natural Resources Management Board—now Green Adelaide. It forms an integral part of Adelaide’s Metropolitan Open […]
Paradise Skate Park Redevelopment
Campbelltown City Council is developing a Master Plan for a proposed $2-$2.5m redevelopment of the existing Paradise Skate Park to a Recreation Plaza.
The proposed design by the The Trail Collective is expected to have skate, BMX and other wheels features as well as other active elements such as parkour and nature play.
New Skate Park to be built in the City of Adelaide
Adelaide is set to receive a new $3 million skate park to be delivered by the government and Adelaide City Council. Due to be completed in 2021, it will be integrated into the Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga (Park 25).
Update 22 January 2021
Construction on the new skate […]
[ October 10, 2020; ] [caption id="attachment_140042" align="alignnone" width="630"] Boardwalk on the Steub Trail (Credit: Walking SA)[/caption]
Steub Trail to Mt Lofty Summit, Cleland Conservation Park Officially Opened
Ever wanted to hike to the Mt Lofty Summit without the steep incline? This new trail is for you. The 3.8-kilometre Steub Trail begins at Cleland Wildlife Park and gently climbs through forest woodlands on […]
[ October 18, 2020; November 15, 2020; December 20, 2020; ]
Sunday Sessions at the Mount Barker Skate Park
Want to learn how to skate or scooter?
Learn from accredited coach, Darryl Harvey, at the Sunday Sessions program at Mount Barker Skate Park. Programs are based around skill development, challenging yourself and skatepark etiquette.
Skateboard, scooter and BMX sessions are held on the third Sunday of the month. Make […]
Reservoir Reserves Open for Public Access in South Australia for a Fun Family Day Out.
Some of South Australia’s reservoirs are now much more accessible and feature scenic walking and cycling trails, or access for kayaking and fishing. Other reservoirs offer amazing views and picnic areas.
Many reservoirs are located within a one hour drive from Adelaide […]
Explore the largest nature-based playspace in Adelaide’s south, at Wilfred Taylor Reserve.
By Brooke Hendry
Parents – load up that picnic basket and get ready for a treat! Wilfred Taylor Reserve, in Morphett Vale, is now open. Families, go in and roam, explore and play at what is now the largest nature-based playspace in the south of […]
[ July 16, 2020; ]
SK8 Girls Beginners Skateboarding Session
The City of Charles Sturt is hosting a girls only skateboarding session during the July school holidays.
Suitable for girls aged 12-18 years, they will learn how to skateboard in this girls only beginner session at the new St Clair Skate Park. Kids will be required to bring their own helmet […]
[ July 9, 2020; ]
SK8 Boys Beginners Skateboarding Session
The City of Charles Sturt is hosting a boys only skateboarding session during the July school holidays.
Suitable for boys aged 12-18 years, they will learn how to skateboard in this boys only beginner session at the new St Clair Skate Park. Kids will be required to bring their own helmet and […]
Development of Morton Road Sports and Community Hub in Christie Downs
The Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation (RRSF) and the City of Onkaparinga have teamed up with the state government and the local community to deliver a multi-million dollar sports and recreation hub in Adelaide’s south.
The $3.1 million Morton Road Sports and Community Hub in Christie Downs […]
Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path – Second Section Now Open
The second section of the Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path which runs alongside the Northern Connector motorway has now opened. This means people are now able to ride their bike, or walk, from Gawler to Port Adelaide (all off road).
The final section of the […]
Angaston to Nuriootpa Track – Walk & Cycle through the Barossa
The Angaston to Nuriootpa Track is a high quality trail designed for both walking and cycling in the heart of the Barossa Valley. With a smooth bitumen surface perfect for bike riding, the trail is wider than traditional paths so walkers and cyclists travelling in opposite […]
Hiking and biking at Mitcham’s Randell Park Reserve – Review
Sea views and quarry cliff faces are just a few of the things you’ll encounter at this reserve along the Mitcham Trail Network.
by Carla Caruso
There is nothing better than discovering new places to explore near home – and Randell Park Reserve is one I recently added […]
Kurangga Park BMX Bike Track
Located at the corner of Unley Road & Greenhill Rd, Adelaide at Blue Gum Park / Kurangga (Park 20)
For some families, it’s not as easy (or safe) for kids to just jump on their bikes and ride off down the street anymore like we did as kids (back in the old… […]
Angaston Mountain Bike Trail at Barossa Adventure Station
A one-way 1km trail in the heart of the Barossa, the loop incorporates a range of fun features such as rollers, berms, a wall ride, and timber bridge to improve your riding skills.
TrailScapes completed the design and construction of the Angaston Mountain Bike Trail for The Barossa Council […]
[ February 22, 2020; ]
Tangari Trails Opening Jam in Woodcroft
Young BMX and mountain biking enthusiasts will love the new dirt jump site at Tangari Regional Park, located on the corner of Pine and Pimpala Roads at Woodcroft.
A project combining the City of Onkaparinga and the local community, the council responded when they noticed the community had been maintaining the jumps and […]
Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park in Mt Barker
The Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park is a collaboration between Lanser, the Mount Barker District Council and TrailScapes, providing a comprehensive network of outdoor mountain bike trails to suit all ages and riding abilities.
Adelaide company Trailscapes is an international trail builder with an impressive portfolio of projects, and […]
Goolwa Skate Park New Pump Track
The seaside town of Goolwa in South Australia now has a brand new asphalt pump track, designed and constructed by TrailScapes (in front of the skate park).
The new pump track will be a great new attraction for the area. Being asphalt means it’s a nice smooth surface and suitable for […]
The Mount Compass Recreation Park Bike Park & Pump Track is now open
The Mount Compass Recreation Park incorporates a state of the art skate park, pumping new BMX track and open play space for families to enjoy.
Above the impressive skate park bowl there is a sheltered spectator viewing area, including picnic table to overlook the spills, […]
Review by Susannah Marks
The first thing that impressed me about Felixstow Reserve was the tranquility. Not in a Bonnie Doon “how’s the serenity?” way, but because of the feeling of being miles from the city and in and amongst nature. It’s a really lovely spot for a wander, or a big gathering.
Felixstow Reserve was […]
Victor Harbor Skate Park
Victor Harbor Skate Park is in a great location just next to the foreshore. This popular skate park has a quality surface and ramps; and enough to keep skaters, scooters and riders of all ages busy and challenged.
Victor Harbor Skate Park Review by Susannah Marks
For kids (or parents!) who are into into skateboarding, […]
[ October 7, 2018; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
West Beach Skate Park Comp
Go down to the West Beach Skate Park on Sunday 7 October 2018 and compete in skate, scooter, or BMX.
The Skate Park League competitions are community based grass-roots events focused on embracing skate park culture and bringing the community together. All competitors will go in the draw to win one of […]
O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park’s New Mountain Bike Trails
The new mountain bike trails at O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park are now open, just in time for the Summer school holidays.
O’Halloran Hill boasts a new range of mountain bike trails suitable for all abilities. The trails are graded as easy, intermediate and advanced.
You can cycle your way through […]
Ridge Park Myrtle Bank
The City of Unley’s Ridge Park has everything you need for a fun family day outdoors. From fabulous play equipment and BBQ facilities to sport courts and wide open play spaces, this area is suitable for all ages.
At over five hectares, Ridge Park is home to a large oval, tennis and basketball/netball […]
[ August 12, 2017; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Official opening of Modbury Skate Plaza on Saturday 12 August 2017.
The Modbury Sporting Hub Skate Plaza will be officially opened on Saturday 12 August 2017. This event includes professional scooter, BMX and skateboard demonstrations as well as live music by ‘Da Klinic’. Food and drink will be available for purchase and the new skate plaza […]
Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park – New Playground Upgrade June 2017
The City of Mitcham’s fun new playground upgrade means there’s something to interest all ages
Tucked away on a suburban street in Cumberland Park, this is a great place to go to let the kids run off steam. It’s a fabulous open space the whole family can enjoy and […]
Nature Play SA Park of the Month – May 2017
Our beautiful South Australian parks provide countless opportunities for children and families to connect with nature and to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of playing, learning and being physically active through bushwalking, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, cycling, surfing and exploring.
Nature Play SA’s Park of the […]
Cobbler Creek Playground Review
Cobbler Creek Recreation Park has had a huge revamp and as part of the $1M upgrade it includes a fabulous new playground and bike trails.
Corner of Bridge Rd & Smith Rd, Salisbury East (between Salisbury & Golden Grove) approx. 19 km north of Adelaide CBD.
At Play & Go we do not add […]
Victoria Park Loop
The Victoria Park Loop is a great place for families to take their bikes for a ride away from the dangers of the road or to simply walk the dog in open space away from the traffic.
We are so fortunate in Adelaide to have acres and acres of safe, open green space on […]